glycosidase

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glycosidase

(ɡlaɪˈkəʊsɪˌdeɪz)
n
(Biochemistry) an enzyme that breaks down glycosidic bonds
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The glycoside hydrolase family GH77 is a monospecific family consisting of 4-[alpha]-glucanotransferase ([alpha]-GTase, EC 2.4.1.25) and defined by an established classification system based on the sequences of all active carbohydrate enzymes from the Carbohydrate-Active Enzyme (CAZy) database [5].
Distinctive molecular and biochemical characteristics of a glycoside hydrolase family 20 [beta]-N-acetylglucosaminidase and salt tolerance.
'Retrieval of glycoside hydrolase family 9 cellulase genes from environmental DNA by metagenomic gene specific multi-primer PCR', Biotechnol Lett, 2012; 34: 875-82.
Henrissat, "Dividing the large glycoside hydrolase family 13 into subfamilies: towards improved functional annotations of [alpha]-amylase-related proteins," Protein Engineering, Design and Selection, vol.
The one of most pharmacological interest is glucoraphanin, a precursor of sulforaphane, which is produced when myrosinase-an enzyme in the glycoside hydrolase family-transforms glucoraphanin into sulforaphane.
That delete function, supplied by parts of the enzymes known as glycoside hydrolase domains, normally helps correct mistakes or prevents buildup of the sugar chains inside bacterial cells, Howell says.
Bioinformatics of the glycoside hydrolase family 57 and identification of catalytic residues in amylopullulanase from Thermococcus hydrothermalis.
Crystal structure of Cel44A, a glycoside hydrolase family 44 endoglucanase from Clostridium thermocellum.
In our study, the gene of interest was a cellulase of termite origin in the glycoside hydrolase 9 superfamily.
They belong to family 13(GH-13) of the glycoside hydrolase group of enzymes (Bordbar, et al, 2005)
These genes include a glycosyl hydrolase family protein (EL738002), a glycoside hydrolase family 5 (EL738010) and a GDP-mannose pyrophosphorylase (EF464674) (Table 1).